Sutter Buttes
Basic information
Sample name: Sutter Buttes
Sample aka: Dean Ranch

Reference: M. R. L. Whitaker and E. C. Long. 2014. Survey of the butterflies of the Sutter Buttes, California. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 47:1-10 [ER 830]
Geography
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 39.22° N, -121.80° W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the Dean Ranch property"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
WMT: 24.4
CMT: 7.5
MAP: 510.0
Habitat comments: "a Mediterranean climate" with "oak scrubland, a riparian corridor, grazed pasture, cultivated fields, and chaparral"; "much" of the land is "undeveloped"
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on climate station 72483 (Sacramento)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: visual
Sample size: 971
Years: 2008 - 2010
Days: 54
Sampling comments: "biweekly Pollard walks" over two years and a month "when weather was suitable" with "some specimens... collected as vouchers"
Metadata
Sample: 1179
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-09-30 20:17:59
Modified: 2014-09-30 20:22:52
Abundance distribution
24 species
6 singletons
total count 971
Fisher's α: 4.453
geometric series k: 0.7592
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6343
Shannon's H: 1.6107
Good's u: 0.9938
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